Lillian Dochterman papers, 1960-1968

Dochterman, Lillian, d. 1968
Art historian
Active in Buffalo, N.Y.

Collection size: 8.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Research files, photographs and slides, notes, and writings relating mainly to her work on Charles Sheeler, her interest in abstract expressionism, artists Clyfford Still, Arshile Gorky, Robert Jay Wolff, George McNeil, Mark Tobey, Arthur Dove, G. L. K. Morris, Carl Holty, Irene Rice Pereira, Charles G. Shaw, and Georgio Cavallon, and to "emblem books." There are typescripts of her dissertation on Sheeler, "Non-representational Painting in the U.S., 1930-1945," on 1930's Formalism, "A History of American Abstract Artists Association," and "The Mythical Character of Contemporary Art History."

Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian; Buffalo, N.Y.

Bequeathed by Dochterman; received in 1968.

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